untreated

adjective un·treat·ed \ ˌən-ˈtrē-təd \
|Updated on: 13 Jul 2018

Definition of untreated

: not treated
  • untreated wastewater
; especially : not improved or controlled medically
  • an untreated case of pneumonia
  • untreated diabetic patients

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First Known Use of untreated

15th century

in the meaning defined above

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untreated Synonyms

Near Antonyms

filtered, pure, purified;

Phrases

in the raw, in the rough;


Medical Dictionary

untreated

adjective un·treat·ed \ -ˈtrēt-əd \

medical Definition of untreated

: not subjected to treatment
  • an untreated disease


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